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Could a Global Tax on Meat Actually Save Lives?

Could a Global Tax on Meat Actually Save Lives?

At a recent event in the European Parliament, the True Animal Protein Price Coalition (TAPP) proposed a meat tax in Europe. But what impact would this meat tax have on health and climate change?...
Beef Is Banned From the Salesforce Conference

Beef Is Banned From the Salesforce Conference

San Francisco-based software company Salesforce has banned beef from its Dreamforce conference. The mega-event, which brings together 171,000 people for four days, celebrates "trailblazers and customer success."  The beef ban saves 9 million gallons of...
A Vegan Cheeseburger Just Launched at IKEA

A Vegan Cheeseburger Just Launched at IKEA

IKEA just launched a vegan burger. But the catch is, you can only get it in Canada. IKEA opened Foodbox, a new outdoor dining concept exclusive to its Coquitlam store in Vancouver. The little white...

Cotton Is the New Vegan Protein And It Tastes ‘Just Like Hummus’

Vegan protein made from GMO cotton that could meet the daily requirements of 600 million people could be on the horizon - and, apparently, it tastes like hummus. Fortune reports that the USDA has given...
This Is the Wall Bill Maher Says We Desperately Need to Save Us

Bill Maher Says Carbon, Not Mexicans, Is the Real Threat to America

Bill Maher, political commentator, PETA supporter, and host of HBO's "Real Time" said on Friday that America needs to build a wall - but not the one that the current White House administration wants....

‘Fake’ Vegan Meatballs Might Save the World Says Author, Michael Pollan

Author Michael Pollan has finally embraced "fake" meat after having a positive dining experience involving veggie meatballs. In a recent Mashable article author Chris Taylor explores what the future of food, particularly meat, will look like....
Vegan Mushroom Meat Startup Hooba Foods Set to Expand Across UK and EU

Vegan Startup to Expand Sustainable Exotic Mushroom Meat Across Europe

UK-based vegan meat brand Hooba Foods creates sausages, burgers, and meatballs from exotic mushrooms. Headquartered in Darlington, the company aims to raise £250,000 in order to distribute its meat-free products to supermarkets nationwide, among other initiatives. Co-founder John...
Vegan Crops Produce 1900% More Protein Than Raising Animals for Beef or Eggs, Study Finds

Vegan Crops Produce 1900% More Protein Than Raising Animals for Beef or Eggs, Study...

Ditching resource-intensive animal products - such as beef and eggs - in favor of vegan foods could help feed the growing population by a 20-fold or 1900 percent increase, according to a new study. Strategies...

Vegan Food Promoted by IKEA for a Sustainable Earth Day

Swedish furniture giant, Ikea, is promoting vegan food in preparation for this year’s Earth Day (April 22nd). A newsletter recently distributed by the company read: “Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd with mouth-wateringly healthy recipes...
San Francisco Startup Develops Vegan Salmon Burger That Tastes Like the Real Thing

San Francisco Startup Develops Vegan Salmon Burger That Tastes Like the Real Thing

New San Franciso-based startup, Terramino Foods, has developed a plant-based salmon burger that mimics the taste, texture, and smell of real salmon. Reported by Fast Company, Terramino Foods was co-founded by Kimberlie Le and Joshua Nixon,...
Central Michigan University Promotes Vegan Burgers in New Campus Campaign

Central Michigan University Promotes Vegan Burgers in New Campus Campaign

In an effort to promote sustainable food and more vegan protein options, residence hall cafeterias at Central Michigan University are featuring plant-based burger specials from April 16-20. According to student newspaper Central Michigan Life, all dining halls...
Reducing Meat Consumption Necessary for a Sustainable Future, Says Dutch Environmental Council

Dutch Council for the Environment Urges Citizens to Eat More Vegan Food

In order to propel the Netherlands toward a more sustainable food system and improve public health, the Council for the Environmental Infrastructure, an independent advisory board that provides advice on the outlines of policy,...
Plant-Based Brand Califia Farms Launches Lifestyle Magazine

Vegan Milk Brand Califia Farms Launches Plant-Based Coffee Culture Magazine

Los Angeles-based dairy-free brand, Califia Farms, maker of plant-based milk and coffee beverages, has just launched a branded print magazine called Pour Over. Reported by Publishers Daily, the magazine will focus primarily on familiarizing readers with Califia...
'The End of Animal Farming' Author Jacy Reese Explains Why Factory Farming Will Be Obsolete By 2100

Why Factory Farming Animals for Food Will Disappear In 80 Years

Food production is beginning to evolve beyond reliance on animal products. A new wave of realistic plant-based meat is capturing the interest of mainstream consumers. We are also at the advent of clean meat,...